Central Bank warns of external risks to Irish economy

Brexit, the migrant crisis and subdued global growth are among the risks it identifies

14th June, 2016
The Central Bank of Ireland

In its latest macro-financial review of the Irish economy, the bank said that real GDP is expected to grow by 5.1 per cent this year and and by 4.2 per cent next year with increases in consumption, investment and exports contributing to the improvement.

"Accommodative monetary policy, an improving fiscal situation, and continuing positive business and consumer sentiment underpin the macroeconomic outlook. Risks to the economic outlook for Ireland are on the downside and stem mainly from...

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